Dayna Ault has eight children who were the inspiration for her first t
wo children’s books, Benjamin’s Coin Purse (2001) and Who Made This Mess? October, 2022.
She published The Missouri Autism Report Magazine for seven years (2010-2017), and wrote for church, parenting, business, and municipal publications, all while homeschooling her children.
Dayna has served as an Alderwoman in her small Missouri town and serves as a deaconess in her church and enjoys teaching Sunday School. She is a member of several organizations including the Springfield Writer’s Guild, (SWG) the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), BookCamp (Chad Allen), Self-Publishing Masterminds (April Cox) and of Children’s Book Insiders (CBI). She organizes and runs Kidlit Connect, an online critique group for children’s writers, and leads her local Children’s Genre Group with SWG.
Dayna has one college student still at home, one very understanding husband, 15 grand-children, an American Eskimo and a very fluffy, needy gray cat.